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Stories from Sunday, October 10, 2004

MDMC readies for big 'Blast' (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - This year's Blast from the Past fund-raiser for Missouri Delta Medical Center will include some guest lip synch'ers and the chance for a trip to paradise. "This will be our third biennial Blast from the Past," said Blair Moran, executive director of the Missouri Delta Medical Center Foundation...
A closer look (10/10/04)
Students at Lee Hunter Elementary use magnifying glasses to read the nutritional guides on cartons of milk Friday during their "Food Power Adventure." More than 340 students from the school took the nine-stop tour. Developed by the University of Missouri Extension and the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Food Power Adventure is traveling to elementary schools throughout Missouri...
City offices moving (10/10/04)
Billy Smith, a city of Sikeston building maintenance employee, muds a side collection window Friday while employees of Raburn Evans Glass Service install customer windows for city collector and municipal court clerk stations. The city is in the process of moving the municipal court clerk's office to the main entrance of the City Hall. Starting Tuesday all fines will be paid at City Hall...
Area scoreboard (10/10/04)
Sikeston 49, NMCC 14 -------------------------------------------------------------- Dexter 19, Charleston 7 -------------------------------------------------------------- Scott City 42, Fredericktown 12 --------------------------------------------------------------...
Dement's first victory comes in blowout fashion (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - It took until the sixth week of the season, but first-year Sikeston head coach Jerry Dement finally got his first win of the season. And his team did it impressively, routing New Madrid County Central 49-14 on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium...
Ground game lifts Dexter over Charleston (10/10/04)
DEXTER -- Charleston kept itself off the scoreboard in the first half. Dexter did it for them in the second. As a result, the Bearcats tripped SEMO Central Conference rival Charleston 19-7 at Charles Bland Stadium on Friday. The Blue Jays looked unstoppable on their opening drive...
East Prairie rolls to second win of season (10/10/04)
CHAFFEE -- East Prairie took a commanding 40-6 halftime lead on the way to a 55-28 victory over winless Chaffee on Friday. The Eagles (2-4), rebounding from a heartbreaking loss to Fredericktown last week, broke out strong with 21 first-quarter points...
Poplar Bluff rallies then holds on to defeat Farmington (10/10/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- In the span of 24 seconds in the third quarter, Farmington's 14-point lead was gone Friday night as the 10th-ranked Knights lost their first game of the season 28-21. Poplar Bluff took the lead early in the fourth quarter on a 70-yard touchdown run by Todd Tinsley, who finished with 185 yards - all but 3 yards coming in the second half. ...
Former Southeast Missouri resident opens business at Reelfoot Lake (10/10/04)
REELFOOT, Tenn. - Sonny's Boys is the new kid on the block at Reelfoot Lake and owner/operator Kevin Pritchett is enjoying its unique niche in the area's resort industry. Sonny's Boys opened in March of this year in the building long known as "Raintree" just across Highway 22 from Reelfoot Lake and adjacent to the old Edgewater Beach site...
Mongtomery Bank, KRCU host marketing expert at workshop (10/10/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Doug Hall, co-host of "Brain Brew Radio," heard Saturdays at 2 p.m. on KRCU 90.9 FM, visited Cape Girardeau to present his "Science of Eureka!" workshop to an audience of more than 150 entrepreneurs, business owners and marketing students from Southeast Missouri State University. Hall's "Science of Eureka!" workshop was sponsored by Montgomery Bank and was held in the University Center...
Alan Britton (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Dexter Alan Britton, 44, who died Oct. 7, 2004, will be: Tom Britton, Jim Britton, Bob Britton, Mike Britton, Jay Britton and Joe Britton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home...
Lorene Crider (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - Lorene Crider, 90, died at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Fannie Fodge (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Fannie Lou Fodge, 95, formerly of Blodgett, who died Oct. 6, 2004, were: Frank Hart, J.D. McClark, Janie Wagner, Billy Allen, Vyron Fodge and Tim Fodge.
Mary Stevens (10/10/04)
JACKSON - Mary Louise Stevens, 88, died Oct. 7, 2004, at the Jackson Manor. Born Dec. 6, 1915, in Dexter, daughter of the late Charles and Cora Jones Walker, she was of the Pentecostal belief and lived in Dexter before moving to Jackson eight years ago...
Daniel Gier (10/10/04)
CHARLESTON - Daniel James Gier, 55, died at 2 a.m. Oct. 9, 2004, at his home. Born March 13, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., son of Loretta Carr Gier of Charleston and the late Lawrence Gier, he was a lifelong resident of Charleston. He earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial arts from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau and was a teacher at the Charleston Middle School for 28 years before retiring in 2002. ...
Marjorie Black (10/10/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Marjorie M. Black, 74, died Oct. 8, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born June 26, 1930, near Dexter, daughter of the late David L. and Ada Harris Jarrell, she was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield, where she was a member of the Church of Christ. She had been employed as a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield...
Births (published 10/10 (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - James and Crystal Nance are the parents of their second son, born at 12:32 p.m. Sept. 3, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Remington Lee Nance weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-inches long. Mrs. Nance is the daughter of Teri Still and Byron Still...
Looking Back 10/10 (10/10/04)
SIKESTON - A large delegation of loyal rooters journeyed to Jackson to see a fighting outweighed Sikeston High School Bulldog team push an experienced, highly touted Jackson 11 around the football field for two hours, but falling in the pitches and thereby giving the Indians a 0 to 0 score in the final score column...
War on drugs is an abandoned issue (10/10/04)
In the midst of the current presidential campaign, there's another war that has yet to generate any attention. And yet this war has clearly dominated presidential discussions in the past. It makes you wonder if we have abandoned this second war. It's the war on drugs. You remember...
Speakout 10/10 (10/10/04)
A lot of people are comparing Republicans and Democrats. I have kept records, and in the last two years when Clinton was president, we were able to buy gas for 77 cents a gallon; now it's $1.77 or more a gallon. Then they talk about taxes they pay. ...